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100 sick children and their families boarded a flight for a special trip to see Santa Claus and bring him to Toronto. For the seventh year, Air Transat and the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada have operated the flight. (Editor's note: An earlier version of this gallery incorrectly identified one of the members of the Top Hat Marching Orchestra. This version has been corrected.)

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A Elf holds a Christmas list during a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada which took 100 sick children and their families to the "North Pole" to rendezvous with Santa Claus and bring him back to Toronto, Dec. 11, 2012.

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Families head to board a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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Families head to board a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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Leah Malcolm, 2, looks excitedly toward the door where Santa will appear on board a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation.

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Santa arrives onboard during a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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Gracie Harris, 3, and her mom, Sara Boyce, visit with Santa Claus on board an Air Transat plane during the seventh year that Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada have operated the flight.

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Tyler Greenidge, 5, plays with Bubbles the elf at Toronto Pearson Airport prior to catching a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada to see Santa Claus.

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Owen Smith, 5, takes part in a magic act with the Wiji Magician at Toronto Pearson Airport.

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Santa visits some children and their families during a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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A group of children react to a magic act at Toronto Pearson Airport prior to catching a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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Children play with Braden Occomore with the Top Hat Marching Orchestra at Toronto Pearson Airport.

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Santa visits some children and their families during a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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Miguel Rico, 17 months, looks over his seat before taking off with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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A group of children react to a magic act at Toronto Pearson Airport prior to catching a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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A group of children react to a magic act at Toronto Pearson Airport prior to catching a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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Tyler Greenidge, 5, Sister Alyssa Greenidge, 8, and cousin Kervin Cadastre, 10, visit with Santa Claus on board an Air Transat plane during the seventh year that Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada have operated the flight.

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Tyler Greenidge, 5, Sister Alyssa Greenidge, 8, and cousin Kervin Cadastre, 10, visit with Santa Claus on board.

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Jack Conway, 7, is greeted by Elves as he arrived at Toronto Pearson Airport to catch a flight for the Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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Miguel Rico, 17 months, plays with Bubbles the Elf at Toronto Pearson Airport prior to catching a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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Neve Padulo, 6, dances with her dad, Greg Padulo, prior to taking a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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Maria Sirbos takes a photo of her daughters, Ava sirbos, 3, and Samantha Sirbos, 5, with Santa following a flight with Air Transat and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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